Preview | Pilkington vs West Allotment Celtic - FA Vase First Round
After defeating Steeton AFC on penalties and putting eight goals past Blyth Town, we now travel to the North West to take on Pilkington in the First Round Proper of the Buildbase FA Vase.
Pilkington were formed in 1938 and currently play at the Arcoframe Stadium where they ground share with St Helens Town. They are managed by David Tickle and won the Cheshire League Premier Division just two years ago in 2019.
They currently play in the North West Counties League Division One North and sit in 4th position with 8 wins from 13 games. Pilkington have three wins, two losses and one draw from their last six games. They were defeated 5-1 away at South Liverpool in their previous game.
In the previous round, Pilkington progressed after a very impressive 4-1 win away at Runcorn Town who play in the Premier Division of the North West Counties League.
Players such as Jake Forster, Jack Errington and Michael Trodd are all unavailable. Liam Beeston is also unavailable after a recent injury as well as Dean Walker who remains sidelined with injury.
Gee Baltazar should be back after missing Tuesday's game against Billingham Town.
Ground: The Arcoframe Stadium
Address: Ruskin Sports Village, Ruskin Drive, St Helens, Merseyside
Postcode: WA10 6RP
2021/22 Admission Prices: £5 Adult, £3 concessions. Children - free.
Programme Price: £2.00